If you are looking for a lovely day trip you can’t go wrong with Tarifa. We have been so many times. Every time we have a new guest over we try to find time to take them to see the sand dunes at Punto Paloma, the amazing white beach at Bolonia and then Tarifa town… Read More Day Tripping!
Hello 2017! So how is everyone? Human again after NYE? I didn’t have a drop of booze and still woke up with a headache. I was also home by 0130. #Iamold! Mr BOTR however didn’t get home until 0730. I was so proud. I feel like I can claim some of his cool. So we… Read More Happy New Year!
This week of the year is always the oddest for me. What to do with yourself. The gym opens tomorrow (thank goodness) and I can’t be the only one with an excess of Yorkshire Pudding to burn off?! How was the big day for you guys? Did dinner turn out OK? Did Father Christmas bring… Read More The weird week!
So my dad has been and gone. A relaxing holiday where he did a LOT of walking, I did join him on several occasions. Not every walk though because normal life has to go on to a degree! We had a few days out in Spain as well, which with the help of our lessons… Read More Catching up…
Hola amigos! Sorry for the absence. I have missed you all. And hasn’t our world altered since my last post. Brexit discussion anyone? Now are we all happy with Theresa May being appointed PM? Are we worried that the border will close and that M&S will hike up their prices to such a degree we… Read More Erm… Hi. Yeah I haven’t died.
Flowers. So many flowers… It is the last post to do with the Alameda Botantic Gardens, well for now at least. But if you needed another reason to spend some time there, these beautiful flowers and plants should do the trick! 🙂
Now as we don’t live in the South District anymore, I don’t spend as much time in the gardens, or even just walking through them as much as I used too. But when I do get there it always relaxes me. It is just such a lovely peaceful environment. A vital lung within our increasingly congested… Read More Alameda Botanic Gardens
A week or so ago we had the pleasure of showing my mums friends around Gibraltar on an odd tour of quirky sights. We also stopped off for lunch at Cafe Rojo. My mums pals were visiting just for the day as they were mid-cruise. It was a great day, and a genuine reason to… Read More Mostly it is going to be about the sky.
One of the sights I wanted to see was the Moulin Rouge. I saw the film. Don’t judge me. Given the content of the film (prostitutes, druggies, oh and love) I don’t know why I was so surprised to find the area it is in, is populated by sex-shops and the like. Don’t visit at… Read More Paris. Part 4…
One of the things we made sure to do when my friend was visiting last week, was visit the Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park. Several amusing things happened. The first being a grabby ape. We were standing by the enclosure of the Barbary Macaques and remarking how relaxed they looked when one decided that he wanted… Read More Zoo time!
Even though Dad has been here a number of times and explored tunnels not normally open to public, and we have lived here for over three years now, we still hadn’t visited the WW2 tunnels near the Moorish Castle. We chanced them being open, and fortunately for us they were. We waited for the next tour… Read More The World War 2 Tunnels – Gibraltar
Where we come from in the UK, we have gentle hills. Green hills. Crops. Woods. Streams. It is pretty. However that’s only going one way. Turn and drive towards London and you’re surrounded by concrete, not all of it ugly, but a vast majority is. So even though I was pretty confident that Dad would… Read More A wander to Ronda with Dad